Tibetan monk self immolates amid widespread religious crackdown

By Choekyi Lhamo DHARAMSHALA, June 18: An unidentified Tibetan monk has reportedly self-immolated in front of a portrait of the exiled leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama to protest the widespread crackdown of Tibetan Buddhist institutions in the so called Kanlho Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in Gansu province, which is in the traditional Amdo region. Dharamshala-based […]